Calendar of Events
September 19

Apple Day at Grandaddy's Farm

454 Highland Ridge Rd.

Estill Springs 37330


Join us to celebrate the harvest of our apple orchard with apple pie, apple slushies, apple tasting or just grab a bag of apples and bite into your own Red Delicious. Weâ€TMll also be teaching you how to cook that perfect apple pie and other apple dishes you just canâ€TMt resist! Admission fee.

September 25

Old Time Music Festival

Short Mountain Distillery

8280 Short Mountain Rd.

Woodbury 37190

A weekend of old-time music, camping and delicious food from the kitchen of the Stillhouse Restaurant. Lots of jamming, and music from two stages. Ticket price and performer lineup TBA.

October 2–3

Arts in the Appalachians

Historic Gainesboro

Downtown Square


Demonstrating artists will be located inside historic buildings on and around the square. Patrons can observe each artist in their creative process and work will be available for purchase. Restaurants and businesses around the historic district and in town will be offering discounts and specials during this event. Hours: 3–7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday This is a rain or shine event. Free admission.

October 3–4

National Banana Pudding Festival

100 Brown Junction


Two stages of entertainment, fun activities for kids of all ages, arts and crafts, National Banana Pudding Cook-Off, National Banana Pudding Cook-Off auction and Puddinâ€TM Path—sample 10 different puddings made by local nonprofits and oh how good! Lots of really good Southern comfort food. Free admission.

October 9

Outstanding in the Field

Wedge Oak Farm

3964 Old Murfreesboro Pike

Lebanon, TN Outstanding in the Field returns to Wedge Oak Farm. Chef Josh Habiger of Pinewood Social, a 2015 James Beard Award semifinalist for Best New Restaurant, will take to the kitchen. Wedge Oak Farm has tons of charm. Itâ€TMs a great place to explore. Fee.

October 9–10

Annual Goats, Music & More Festival

Rock Creek Park

Ellington Parkway


Free concerts and admission, Gallop 5K, fainting and boar goat shows, kidsâ€TM game area, craft vendors, food and more.

October 17–18

Music & Molasses Arts & Crafts Festival

Tennessee Agricultural Museum

Ellington Agricultural Center

440 Hogan Rd.


Annual country celebration of the harvest season features making sorghum molasses the old-time way. Bluegrass music, free wagon rides, “Farmer For A Day” area for young children, country cloggers, a grist mill, traditional crafts for sale, food including homemade cakes and pies, log cabin activities for children, pony rides, animals to touch and much more makes this a weekend of family fun! Admission.

October 24

39th Annual Harvest

Cannonsburgh Village

312 South Front St.


Old-time demonstrations, story telling, hayrides, cloggers and dancing, bluegrass music, antique auto show, blacksmith demonstration, craft fair and food vendors. Hours: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission.